/r/musictheory/

r/musictheory

567k members
r/musictheory is a subreddit with 567k members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size, and has high activity.
/r/musictheory is a community for the discussion of music theory and related topics.

Popular Themes in r/musictheory

#1
Advice Requests
: "How to know where chords “go to”? And why do they go there?"
57 posts
#2
Pain & Anger
: "Telling beginners "there are no rules, do what you want" is completely unhelpful and you shouldn't do it."
21 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "Has anyone seen music notated like this? How are you meant to read it?"
20 posts
#4
Self-Promotion
: "Hi! I developed an open-source harmony engine for web browsers called Harmonify"
2 posts
#5
Money Talk
: "How much are modes used in mainstream music?"
1 post

Popular Topics in r/musictheory

#1

Music Theory

: "Does anyone else feel like Youtubers and many pages online just don't explain advanced Music Theory well?"
36 posts
#2

Chords

: "How come there are multiples of Chords?"
24 posts
#3

Key

: "Does this strange little song, by the British Colossus of 'Prog-Rock' bands »Yes«, have full-on abrupt Key-changes in it, or are they just chord-changes?"
17 posts
#4

Rhythm

: "good with Rhythm bad at timing"
12 posts
#5

Notation

: "Crazy Notation in Helmut Lachenmann “Guero” for piano"
11 posts
#6

Chord Progression

: "Chord Progression analysis"
10 posts
#7

Chord

: "Can someone explain the purpose of the sharpened A in this Chord progression?"
10 posts
#8

Progression

: "Can someone explain the purpose of the sharpened A in this chord Progression?"
9 posts
#9

Harmony

: "Is there any general guidance to simplifying Harmony (especially middle notes Harmony) for fingerstyle guitar?"
6 posts
#10

Melody

: "How do I come up with a vocal Melody in a jam session?"
6 posts

Member Growth in r/musictheory

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+107 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+3k members(0.5%)
Yearly
+29k members(5.4%)

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